The Pastry Chef is responsible under the direction of the Chef d' Cuisine for preparing quality baked & pastry items for all Club restaurants, banquets, and special events. Previous baking from scratch experience is required, as well as the knowledge of knowing when it is not beneficial to make an item from scratch. Must be able to read, understand, and execute banquet event orders and written directions. The Pastry Chef will participate in menu planning for dessert items, and should be interested in creating new and unique items.
Quality preparation and production of baking and pastry items such as breakfast items, desserts, cakes, pies, breads, ice creams, sorbets, creams, simple syrups, amenities, confections, displays/centerpieces and special ala carte requested items.
Focus on taste, variety, quality and appearance of all baking & pastry items.
Performs daily routine tasks as outlined either verbally or written via check lists, banquet event orders or as directed by the Chef d' Cuisine
Assist Chef d' Cuisine with designs setup and decorates dessert buffet presentations as needed with an emphasis of quality and appearance.
Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and organized work area, keeping all equipment clean and in good working conditions meeting OSHA standards and regulations.
Properly stores and labels all food products both in production and items received from deliveries while maintaining clean and organized dry storerooms, refrigerators, walk-in in coolers and common areas as regulated by USDA.
Properly breakdown work stations and cleans the pastry & baking area at the end of every shift.
Works and maintains a professional, clean and well-groomed appearance, following uniform policies.
Must be attentive and adhere to the Pastry Department work schedule and be punctual and follow the Club Attendance policies and procedures when reporting a tardiness or absence.
Works with a positive attitude and speaks with others using clear and professional language and promote an environment of teamwork.
Stays alert and promptly documents & reports accidents & injuries according to Club policies.
Reports maintenance issues, suspicious activity and unsafe work conditions to management.
Performs other appropriate duties requested by the Ched d' Cuisine and/or Executive Chef.
Attends departmental staff meetings as scheduled.
Additional Salary Information: Depending on experience.
About Saucon Valley Country Club
Saucon Valley Country Club is a beautiful and unique club retreat spanning 850 acres, offering exceptional recreation and social experiences with an emphasis on golf. Sixty holes of golf with three championship courses, a six-hole Short Course for use by juniors and novice golfers, ten indoor and outdoor dining venues, four swimming pools, an outstanding racquets and fitness facility, and a thirteen bedroom 18th Century Guest House, all ensure our members have a variety of year-round recreational options from which to choose.